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US says transfer from FEMA funds won't harm hurricane relief

Sep. 12, 2018 3:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials pushed back Wednesday against a Democratic senator's claim that nearly $10 million from the government's disaster relief agency was transferred to immigration enforcement. Sen. Jeff Merkley's claim, which came as a monster hurricane barreled toward the...

Everything falls into place for Ravens against rebuilt Bills

Sep. 10, 2018 12:53 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The manner in which Baltimore manhandled Buffalo in the season opener seemingly validates the Ravens' effort to address their shortcomings of a year ago. Joe Flacco threw touchdown passes to each of his three new wide receivers, the defense was relentless in its debut for coordinator Don...

Congress watchdog: Border wall may cost more, take longer

Aug. 6, 2018 5:17 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration's plans to erect hundreds of miles of border barriers with Mexico fails to adequately consider costs, a congressional watchdog agency said Monday, potentially raising the price and creating delays. The administration has estimated it will cost $18 billion for 722...